Big Bike coming to Skke

A fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Big Bike raises money for research

One bike. 30 seats. 20 minutes. Two kilometres.

For the first time ever, the Big Bike is coming to Sooke.

A fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Big Bike is made of 29 riders who pledge $50 or more to support heart disease and stroke research. On event day, a foundation driver will accompany participants through the community on a two-kilometre ride.

Last year, more than 70,000 riders in 200 communities across Canada, helped raise more than $8 million for research.

The Sooke ride will take place June 9.

For information, please call Jodi at 250-410-8094 or email jgaiser@hsf.bc.ca.

 

Just Posted

Sooke seniors activity centre gets green light from council

The move allows three groups to begin lobbying government for funding

Oak Bay showcases non-profits and more with inaugural volunteer fair

The Oak Bay Volunteer fair runs Jan. 20 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Monterey Recreation Centre

Boat capsizes in Caddy Bay

Two members of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club Race Team spent part… Continue reading

Peninsula speed skating duo aiming for the national stage

Pair opted to train in long track skating this season for the first time

Community rallies behind Sooke boy with rare condition

Dozens called on government to cover cost of drug for six-year-old Landen Alexa

Premier offers condolences to family of boy, 15, killed in Vancouver crossfire

John Horgan: ‘No stone is to be left unturned until we find the perpetrator of this heinous crime’

LETTERS: Sooke roads not racetracks

What can we as a community do about the blatant law breakers… Continue reading

Vernon to host largest Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in 2019

Games to be held Feb. 21-23, with more than 800 athletes expected to take part

Ex-BC Liberal staffer focused on ‘favourable’ ethnic communities in scandal: lawyer

Former communications director Brian Bonney’s sentencing hearing for breach of trust is underway

Butchart Gardens is hiring now and paying more

Wages start at $15, job fair Feb. 20

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag for Canada at 2018 Olympics

The pair earned a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Witnesses sought to reported sexual assault in downtown Victoria

Early morning incident happened near Quadra and View streets

Diplomacy on agenda at North Korea summit in Vancouver

Foreign ministers from 20 countries are meeting Tuesday to discuss security and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Most Read